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2014-08-30 08:20:46

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada and JYSK have again joined forces to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics programs across Canada. From August 30 to September 30, 2014, JYSK customers will be able to make in-store donations during this year's Champions Start at Home campaign. Now in their 10(th) year of support, JYSK will promote the importance of Special Olympics programs for individuals with an intellectual disability in communities throughout Canada....

2014-08-29 23:11:19

In an upcoming workshop for health professionals in September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 From Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful...

2014-08-29 23:10:50

A recent survey of MAX! Canadian Healthy Vending Machine operators across Canada revealed a picture of the products that most appeal to Canadian consumers seeking nutritious snacks and refreshment at their healthy vending centres. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Canadian Healthy Vending, the largest healthy vending machine manufacturer in Canada, recently completed its annual survey of its 200 operators from every region of the country. A picture emerged of the products that appeal...

2014-08-29 23:07:30

Toronto based APEXA Corp., subsidiary of LOGiQ³, offers insight and unveils its official brand Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Expert provider of life insurance and reinsurance consulting, outsourcing and training services, LOGiQ³, officially announces the name and brand of its subsidiary corporation: APEXA Corp., the solution for higher standardization, connectivity and confidence in contracting and compliance for the Canadian life insurance industry. The APEXA...

2014-08-29 16:24:37

September 1 to 4, 2014 High-Level Dialogue Galvanizes Action to Improve Food Security through Research, Innovation, and the Wisdom of Local Farmers ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A broad cross-section of women's groups, youth, government officials, farming organizations, private sector representatives, and researchers have gathered at the Research to Feed Africa High-Level Policy Dialogue in Ethiopia to track progress and inspire action to address critical food...

2014-08-29 16:21:50

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Corsa Coal Corp. (TSXV: CSO) ("Corsa" or the "Company") wishes to announce a correction to the exercise price of the stock options granted to certain employees of PBS and the Company that was announced on August 20, 2014 ("August 20 Press Release"). Under the Company's amended and restated stock option plan, in the event that stock options are granted by the Company on a date during a self-imposed insider-trading black-out period ("Black-Out Period"),...

2014-08-29 12:26:54

shopgoodwill.com®, Goodwill's Premiere E-Commerce Platform, Celebrates Milestone ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite online thrift store -- and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site -- is celebrating its 15(th) anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical...

2014-08-29 12:23:46

- Heading into its incredible 13(th) year, ETALK continues to reign as Canada's most-watched entertainment news program, ending the summer with a 76% lead ahead of ET CANADA - - Canada's #1 entertainment news team returns as official 2014 TIFF(®) red carpet media sponsor at Roy Thomson Hall - - ETALK partners with Telefilm Canada for The Great Canadian Talent Faceoff competition event - - Etalk.ca/tiff offers exclusive TIFF coverage including extended ETALK interviews, live streams...

2014-08-29 12:22:27

Canada's Most Trusted Contractor and son Mike Jr. give viewers an all access pass as they work together to build "Mike's Ultimate Garage" TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned building industry expert Mike Holmes and son Mike Jr. team up with CertainTeed Gypsum for a special two-hour episode, "Mike's Ultimate Garage," to premiere Monday, September 1 at 8 p.m. EST on HGTV Canada. With Mike Jr. as project manager, the Holmes team will take viewers on a fast-paced ride as...

2014-08-29 08:21:57

LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of the Canadian Oil Sands is one of the largest infrastructure projects in human history. At a time where technology is continually advancing, developments of such scale and importance necessitate end-to-end digitization to maximize the potential, and cost-effectiveness, of these oil reserves. With this in mind, the Oil and Gas Mobility Summit Calgary will bring together senior IT and enterprise mobility...


Latest Canada Reference Libraries

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'